IT Business Manager-Talents and Skills Africa Consulting
Talents And Skills Africa Consulting LLC
Lagos
3d ago
source : BetaJob

Location : Lagos

Employment Type : Full-time

Job Brief

  • The job holder is responsible for managing and overseeing overall systems infrastructure, applications and network to support the tactical and strategic business goals and objectives.
  • The jobholder will also ensure the streamlined operation of the IT department is in line with business goals; provide direction and support for all systems and the daily operational activities of the IT department;
  • work closely with business decision makers across the organization to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support effective technology solutions for all parts of the organization;
  • define and implement IT policies and procedures and ensure sound practices.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the IT Department in operational and strategic planning and budgeting, including fostering innovation, planning projects, organization and resource allocation
  • Diagnose and ascertain technology requirements; make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and systems
  • Direct research and other analysis to support IT planning; direct research on potential technology solutions
  • Develop business cases and undertake cost-benefit analyses to justify or support IT spending and initiatives.
  • Evaluate and propose technological solutions relevant to the business; ensure that technologies deployed and enhancements to infrastructure and business applications align with business goals
  • Provide expert advice on relevant technology tools and best practices
  • Provide suggestions for enhancing IT value and performance.
  • Negotiate, administer and manage vendor and consultant contracts and service agreements with in conjunction with Procurement and other relevant business units
  • Manage vendors and service providers, and ensure all products and services are delivered according to agreements and specifications
  • Develop and implement all robust IT policies and procedures; ensure organization-wide adherence to established policies and procedures
  • Identify, assess and manage information technology risks; ensure security of data, information and systems
  • Ensure no less than satisfactory audits.
  • Manage all aspects of the IT Department including the budget, financial purchasing, budgeting, and budget review.
  • Manage the delivery or provision of a complete range of Information Technology Services covering networks, telecommunications, systems and devices, ERP etc.
  • Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Computer Science or Engineering, Information Technology or related field.
  • Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 7 years progressive IT experience with at least 3 years in supervisory and management positions in an IT department
  • Strong project management experience
  • Relevant information technology qualifications / certifications.
  • Demonstrated broad ICT & business knowledge; database management, business application configuration; IT support knowledge and skills.
  • Information Technology Management
  • Strategic Planning&Management.
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